What Is Leave No Trace?

Most of us have at least heard the phrase, many of us live by it when in the outdoors. Especially regular campers and backpackers.Casual hikers and occasional campers though may not know exactly what...
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The Hike to Twin Falls at Rock Island State Park

I've been meaning to get down to twin falls and do a little hiking at Rock Island State Park for a while now and this weekend I finally made it. We really enjoyed the...
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Top 5 Most Comfortable Backpacks For Hiking [2019]

Everyone is always talking about the best backpacks for hiking, but what about the most comfortable backpacks for hiking? Chances are that a high end backpack will be comfortable, but not always. Or you...
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Hiking Clingmans Dome to Newfound Gap via the Appalachian Trail in the Great Smoky...

Clingmans Dome to Newfound GapHike Length: 14.9 Miles Roundtrip Elevation Gain: 2,060 Feet Terrain: Dirt, Overgrown Roots/Sticks, Rocky Features: Spruce-Fir Forest Views Difficulty: Strenuous At 6,643 feet, Clingmans Dome is the third highest peak...
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What is an Out and Back Trail?

When referring to hiking trails you'll hear about a few different types. Three common ones you hear about are out and back, point to point, and loop trails. In this article I'm going to...

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